HOUSTON—The Houston Rockets re-signed 42-year-old center Dikembe Mutombo for the remainder of the season on Tuesday, adding an emotional leader and a backup to Yao Ming.
Mutombo, who supplants 39-year-old Sam Cassell as the league's oldest active player, appeared in 39 games for Houston last season, logging most of his minutes after Yao broke his left foot in February. Mutombo averaged five rebounds, three points and 1.2 blocks.
He became a free agent after last season and contemplated retirement before deciding to come back for an 18th season.
Rockets re-sign Mutombo
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Posted December 30, 2008 - 10:27 PM
United we stand. Divided we fall.
Posted December 30, 2008 - 10:30 PM
•"The ideal way to win a championship is step by step."
Posted December 30, 2008 - 10:51 PM
lol, good for Rockets, they need size with their backups.
Posted December 31, 2008 - 12:05 AM
16 TIME NBA WORLD CHAMPIONS!
Thanks TheBigFish for this great sig
Posted December 31, 2008 - 10:59 AM
"I just gon show you guys how do I take my showa"
that one's made it into my day to day vocabulary.
"So what I god do, bend my head, bend my knees to take a showah. So by the time I finish taking a showah, I might have a cramp! OOH KNOWS?!?!"
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